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New students for Fall 2016

May 24, 2016

This fall, Interdepartmental Microbiology will welcome eight new graduate students:
Conard Lee, Grinnel College (rotation PhD);
Joel Maki,
Central Michigan University (rotation MS-PhD);
Justin Anast,
University of Idaho (direct admit PhD, Schmitz-Esser lab);
Graham Redweik
, Wabash College (rotation PhD);
Swastik Sen
, VIT University, Vellore (rotation PhD);
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Phillips Team Receives Margaret B. Barry Cancer Research Award

October 22, 2014

Gregory PhillipsElizabeth Whitley, and Michael Wannemuehler in the College of Veterinary Medicine, have received the Margaret B. Barry Cancer Research Award. This award will further the understanding of gastrointestinal tract microbiota and their influence on health and on the prevention or promotion of colorectal cancer. Read more about Phillips Team Receives Margaret B. Barry Cancer Research Award

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IM faculty member Bogdanove updates research community on TAL effector proteins

December 13, 2012

In the two years since Interdepartmental Microbiology faculty member, along with student Matthew Moscou, published their groundbreaking research in the cover story of the journal Science, researchers around the world have built on those findings to explore further breakthroughs. Read more about IM faculty member Bogdanove updates research community on TAL effector proteins

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IM graduate student Wayne Muraoka recieves ISU Research Excellence Award

December 13, 2012

Congratulations to IM graduate student Wayne Muraoka on being named a recipient of an Iowa State University Research Excellence Award.  This award honors students whose research accomplishments are among the top 10% at ISU in overall quality.  Wayne’s thesis entitled “Campylobacter jejuni: metabolic diversity leading to competitive fitness” was conducted under the direction Qijing Zhang, Frank Ramsey Endowed Chair in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine.Wayne defended his dissertation this fall semester and has accepted a post-doctoral fellows Read more about IM graduate student Wayne Muraoka recieves ISU Research Excellence Award

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